Tax lists and other substitutes for census records

See: Carroll, Cornelius.  The beginner’s guide to using tax lists.

Years Publications
1679-1790

Ratcliff, Clarence E.  North Carolina taxpayers, 1679-1790.

1770-1773Kegley, Mary B.  New River tithables, 1770-1773
1770-1777Burton, Charles T.  Botetourt County, Virginia: its men, 1770-1777.
1772, 1785

Stoner, Robert Douthat.  A seed-bed of the republic: a study of the pioneers in the upper (southern) Valley of Virginia.
Found in the appendix.

1782

Kegley, Mary B.  Tax list of Montgomery County, Virginia, 1782.
Alphabetical list.

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti.  Tax list of Montgomery County, Virginia, 1782.
Listed in order taken by tax collector. Available at Tazewell County Historical Society.

1782-1785

Heads of families at the first census of the United States, taken in the year 1790: records of the state enumerations 1782-1785, Virginia.

1782-1787Fothergill, Augusta B.  Virginia tax payers, 1782-1787.
1787

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti.  The 1787 census of Virginia.
Organized by county and by district, this is very useful for locating the area where a person lived at that time.

1787-1810

Albert, Anne Roberts and Ethel Evans Albert.  Russell County, Virginia personal property and land tax list 1787 through 1800, 1802, 1810 and legislative petitions.

1788

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti.  Montgomery County, Virginia: tax lists a, b & c for the year 1788.

1789

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti.  1789 tax list of Montgomery County, Virginia (list b).

1790

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti.  Montgomery County, Virginia circa 1790: a comprehensive study, including the 1789 tax lists, abstracts of over 800 land surveys and data concerning migration.

1800

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti.  1800 tax lists & abstracts of deeds [1796-1800] of Wythe County, Virginia.

1801-1820

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti.  Archives of the pioneers of Tazewell County, Virginia.
Tax lists of 1801, 1802, 1803, 1806, 1814, 1820
Annotated enumeration of every taxpayer 1801-1820

1810

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti.  A supplement to the 1810 census of Virginia: tax lists for which the census is missing.

1815

Kegley, Mary B.  Southwest Virginia tax assessments, 1815.

Kegley, Mary B.  Supplement to southwest Virginia tax assessments, 1815.

1801-  

Land tax books, Tazewell County.
Includes non-resident property owners.

Personal property tax books, Tazewell County.